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A Million Hearts Saved
The Million Hearts initiative is bringing together dedicated organizations, communities and individuals to improve the cardiovascular health of the nation.
Dropping Daily Aspirin May Endanger Your Heart
Quitting your daily aspirin therapy may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study.
For Heart Attack Survival, Age Makes a Difference
Your age may affect your chance of survival in the hospital after a heart attack, a new study found.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.
Sticking with Statins After Heart Attack
After a heart attack, many patients may have trouble sticking to their high-intensity statin regimen.
Can Cholesterol Be Too Low?
Lowering bad (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart disease. But some have expressed concerns over the health effects of lowering LDL cholesterol too much.
Younger Smokers May Face Greater Risk
Smoking is dangerous for people of all ages, but younger people who smoke may face higher health risks, a new study found.
Heart Rx Interactions: Talk to Your Doctor
All too often, medications interact with each other, and that can cause serious problems. Statins and some heart medications are no different.
A New Rx to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for the prevention of stroke and heart attack.
The Risk of Early Heart Attacks
Despite improvements in recent years, having a heart attack at a young age may still mean a higher risk of premature death, a new study found.